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Brussels

Liberation Route Europe Foundation

Communications Trainee

Company description

Liberation Route Europe is a continuously growing, international remembrance trail that connects important milestones from modern European history. It forms a link between the main regions impacted by the liberation of Europe in 1944-1945, from England, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Czech Republic, as well as Italy.

It is a unique project which combines historical content development with a multi-perspective approach, remembrance tourism activities and memory transmission tools at an international level.

Our aim, is to combine the Liberation Route Europe with innovative and sustainable tourism products and special offers, in collaboration with our international partners, in order to make this core part of European history more visible and more accessible for visitors from all over the world.

 

The project is developed by the Liberation Route Europe Foundation which works with local/regional/national governments, universities, museums, tourism organizations, veterans associations, commemorative events organizers etc. 

One of the Foundations major projects is de development of a large-scaled international awareness campaign to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the war (2019-2020), called ‘Europe Remembers’.

 

More information: www.liberationroute.com and www.europeremembers.com

 

The Foundation has two offices: in the Netherlands (Utrecht) as well as in Belgium (Brussels).

Job description

Under the supervision of the Communication team members, the trainee will be supporting the LRE’s work on various topics and fields:

  • Management and development of the Europe Remembers online platform;
  • Development of content for the LRE communication tools (newsletter, magazine, website etc.);
  • LRE community and social media management;
  • Organization of events e.g. conferences, product launches, travel fair participation, presentations, meetings etc. from small to large scale;
  • Press network development in Belgium and internationally;
  • Organization of press trips and press conferences;
  • Drafting and publishing of press releases;
  • Press review and online monitoring;
  • Updating press and communication kits;
  • Development of PR strategy and implementation for LRE campaigns.

Depending on the trainee’s profile and competences, he/she will also be able to participate in other projects.

Searched Profile

We are looking for a trainee with:

  • A relevant ongoing education in communication, marketing, journalism or any relevant field to this traineeship description;
  • Excellent command of English (both written and oral). Knowledge of French, Dutch, German, Polish, Czech or Italian languages is an advantage;
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;
  • Proactive, team player and good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to approach work from a creative and innovative standpoint;
  • Flexible work attitude;
  • Online oriented;
  • Self-starter and autonomous in his/her work;
  • Able to respect deadlines and tight timing with critical attention to detail.

We offer

We offer a position of full-time trainee, in a dynamic and collaborative working environment and exposure to high quality projects, for a period between 3 and 6 months, to start in September/October 2018.

The internship contract will be signed according to Belgian and University regulations.

The place of work is Brussels (one of the two offices of the Liberation Route Europe Foundation)

If you are interested in the position, please send your CV and cover letter with the following email object: Communications Traineeship.

For more information, visit our website: www.liberationroute.com and https://b2b.liberationroute.com/. 

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